Coconut Twist on Waldorf Salad, Citrus Cabbage Salad with Orange Coconut Dressing by Pat Crocker

This first excerpt from from soon to be published Coconut 24/7 (Harper 360, US Edition, August 2014) by Pat Crocker gives a coconut twist to an old classic.

Citrus Cabbage Salad with Orange Coconut Dressing

Makes 6 servings

Here’s a new twist on an old favourite, the Waldorf salad. The Orange Coconut Dressing really makes this version come alive.

4 cups thinly sliced cabbage
2 cups shredded carrot
2 apples, finely chopped
1/2 cup coarsely chopped dates
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut, fresh or dried
1 cup Orange Coconut Dressing (page 152)

Citrus Cabbage Salad image_CROCKER

1. In a salad bowl, combine cabbage, carrot, apples, dates, walnuts and coconut. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat well

Side Note: You’ll find several interesting varieties of cabbage at farm stands and farmers’ markets.
I like to use red cabbage in this recipe, but you can experiment with Savoy, or bok choy.

(* Reproduced with permission from Coconut 24/7 'Easy Ways to Look and Feel Better' by Pat Crocker-US edition published by Harper 360, August 2014)

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